Social Media, Your Misogynoir Is Showing AGAIN

(I have previously written about Lizzo, Summer Walker, and Twitter’s obsession with humbling Black women. Just click the keywords for the link!) Examples of the “jokes” about Meg Last week, Twitter joked about Megan Thee Stallion being shot and prayed for Kanye’s health in the same breath. We revisit social media’s love of using Black... Continue Reading →

Black It Girls Through The Years

Black Women's History Month is over, but we celebrate Black women all year-round on this blog. Let's look at these legendary and future legendary Black It Girls. Some we grew up watching and admiring. A few of them we are witnessing now. Many were before our time.   Josephine Baker (1906-1975)- Josephine was a legendary... Continue Reading →

Black Women Can Wear Any Hairstyle They Want

Black women should be able to switch their hairstyles without being accused of hating themselves. The assumption that a woman with kinky hair loves her blackness more than one with straight hair is shallow. It contradicts the pro black movement. We preach about loving each other to turn around and judge each other based on... Continue Reading →

Twerking is a Cultural Dance

Twerking is a cultural dance. Why is it often seen as demeaning? Cultures within the African diaspora have similar dances that involve pelvic gyrations. Although twerking and whining are not the same, twerking most likely was influenced by our African ancestry. Why is whining seen as a legit cultural dance while twerking is not?As influential as... Continue Reading →

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